School of Health in Social Science

Emotions Seminar Series

Emotions Seminar Series

 

2015

An unanticipated journey within the landscape of care

Joanna Alexjuk, The University of EdinburghResearch undertaken within the field of social sciences often reports on the ‘facts and stats’. This seminar highlights Jo’s experiential perspective of exploring anticipatory grief, loss and bereavement of carers of people with dementia: from dementia diagnosis to final bereavement.

Wednesday 18 November 2015, 12.00pm

Wednesday 18 November 2015, 2.00pm

CRFR, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9LN

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The use of poetry to convey emotion in masters and doctoral work

Kath MacDonald and Ruth Aird, Queen Margaret UniversityThis seminar highlights the use of poetry in illuminating the powerful emotionsexperienced through two different experiences of post graduate work.

Wednesday 9 December 2015, 12.00pm

Wednesday 9 December 2015, 2.00pm

CRFR, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9LN

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2016

Who am I? Lessons learned from participatory research with destitute asylum seekers in the UK

Fiona Cuthill, Lecturer in Nursing Studies, The University of Edinburgh This seminar will explore the emotional landscape of social justice when activism, professional practice and research interests collide.

Wednesday 27 January 2016, 12.00pm

Monday 16 November 2015, 2.00pm

CRFR, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9LN

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Children’s emotional connections with pets

Jo Williams, The University of EdinburghThis seminar explores recent work on the impact of children’s interactions with animals on mental health, wellbeing and welfare.

Wednesday 17 February 2016, 12.00pm

Monday 16 November 2015, 2.00pm

CRFR, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9LN

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Dissociative experiences and childhood sexual abuse

Naomi Partridge, The University of EdinburghDrawing on data from interviews with survivors of child sexual abuse, this seminar explores dissociative experiences in which people psychologically disconnect from themselves, others and their surroundings.

Wednesday 16 March 2016, 12.00pm

Monday 16 November 2015, 2.00pm

CRFR, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9LN

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The performance of care: emotion work, selfhood and acting

Amanda Stuart-Fisher, Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, University of LondonDrawing on a series of transdisciplinary projects that used drama and the performance of testimony, Amanda will discuss how the self becomes present and is performed in the emotion work of social work and nursing.

Wednesday 27 April 2016, 11.00am

Monday 16 November 2015, 2.00pm

CRFR, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9LN

Emotional care work in the ambulance service

Emma Rowland, King’s College LondonIntegrating Emotional Geographies with Spectral Geographies, this presentation explores the findings of ethnographic research on the emotional care work of ambulance crews. Emma lluminates how the haunted mind affects the delivery of patient care on the road, where unconscious emotions seep into crews’ consciousness.

Monday 16 November 2015, 9.38am

Monday 16 November 2015, 9.38am

CRFR, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9LN

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Reflecting on emotions and resilience in midwifery

Billie Hunter, Cardiff UniversityThis seminar reflects on a small study on the resilience of midwives, and the interpretation of these findings by the widerhealthcare community.

Monday 16 November 2015, 9.44am

Monday 16 November 2015, 9.44am

CRFR, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9LN

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